2012 photographic safari - Africaraw

Etosha National Park

At sunrise a sunrise, a troop of Chacma baboons (Papio cynocaphalus ursinus), warm up on the rocks above the river at Durstenbroock Farm, Namibia.

Biology Note:- Baboons are terrestrial primates. They do take to trees to collect fruit, sleep, & esacape danger, but spend most of the day on the ground. To lessen the risks of living on the ground they live in large troops & share sentry duties

Chacma baboon Papio cynocaphalus ursinusDurstenbroock FarmNamibiasunrisetroop